Definitions

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  • adj. Covered with or dipped in egg.
  • adj. Resembling eggs in some way.

Etymologies

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egg +‎ -y

Examples

  • Leila, Grace & Amy: yes eggy is the word. of course I did not use it in the post since I didn't WANT to turn people off but I did indeed find it be grossly eggy.

    Blueberry Custard Pie--And A Discovery

  • My birthday cake just came out of the oven; it's a victoria sponge, and it smells very eggy, which is a bit peculiar.

    Hallowe'en means my birthday is coming

  • There were a lot of comments about how "eggy" the dessert was, and even Dorie herself chimed in to let us know that the custard was supposed to be eggy.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • As much as I like the bars, they can be kind of eggy and heavy, rather than lemony and light.

    Week 51: Bols Triple Sec Orange Cupcakes with Orange Buttercream Frosting

  • We've started doing plated desserts, so today we made creme brulee (though we haven't finished it yet) and souffle (which came out okay--it souffleed the way it was supposed to souffle--but tasted kind of eggy), and we roasted a pineapple and made a chiboust cream (a pastry cream with gelatin and with italian meringue folded into it).

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • Often they’re too eggy, which is the case with many all-cheese souffles, or too heavy because someone has poured a cup of some sort of sauce into the souffle to mask the poor taste of the dish itself.

    Baking Bites » Print » Warm Lemon Souffles

  • Al dente, silky, with that distinctive "eggy" flavor, while only faintly being able to tell they were previously frozen.

    Comments for The Tasty Island

  • Noodles are al dente, silky, with that distinctive "eggy" flavor.

    Comments for The Tasty Island

  • They're mildly sweet with a touch of honey but don't taste "eggy" or like cake.

    The Fresh Loaf

  • Angie swear that she could tell by the color of the yolk and the taste of free range eggs are not so "eggy".

    Chow Times

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